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Research Projects

Current research interests

  • On Middle-Income Traps
  • De-Industrialization and Rebalancing in China
  • Monetary Union and Institutional Convergence in Europe
  • Financial Crisis and the Role of Central Banks
  • "Euro Crisis" and European Integration
  • Structural Change and Economic Growth

Since 1997 Prof. Wagner has carried out the following Projects:

  1. "China in the Middle-Income Trap?", (2016 - ) for the Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI), Tokyo
  2. "How to Overcome the Mid-Income Trap: China in Comparison" (2014 - )
  3. "Implications of Monetary Policy for Asset Price Booms/Bubbles" (2013 - )
  4. "Does European Integration go along with Convergence?", (2012 - 2013)
  5. "Structural Change and Development: China in Comaprison", (2011 - 2013)
  6. "Implications of the Fiscal Crisis in Europe for European Integration", (2010) supported by "EUSI - European Studies Institute" in Tokyo
  7. "Are Uniform Rules an Appropriate Target" (2010) in the context of a Visiting Fellowship at Uni Tilburg and Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (HiiL), Netherlands
  8. "A New Keynesian model with Endogenous Frictions", (2009), in the context of a Visiting Fellowship at Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Institute of Economic Research
  9. "Policy Reforms and Implementation Problems", (2009)
  10. "Globalization and Asset Prices", (2008), in the context of a Visiting Scholarship at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
  11. "Legal Uncertainty and Legal Harmonization", (2007), for UNCITRAL (UN-Organization)
  12. "Macroeconomic Risk Management", (2006-2007), in the context of a visiting professorship at Princeton University
  13. "Property Price Booms", (2005), in cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.
  14. "Uncertainty in the Theory of Central Bank Policy", (2005)
  15. "Globalization and Uncertainty: Implications for Monetary Policy ", (initiated in 2005)
  16. "Asian Monetary Union: Perspectives and Lessons from Europe", (initiated in 2005)
  17. "Fiscal Issues in the new EU member countries" (2004), a comissioned study for the International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.
  18. "Asset Prices and Monetary Policy" (2004), in cooperation with the International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.
  19. "Economic Anayisis of Legal Uncertainty" (2004), in connection with an international research alliance (started by the University of Maastricht)
  20. "Implications of Globalization for Monetary Policy", supported by the International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.
  21. "Monetary Policy in Transition Countries", supported by the International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C.
  22. "Perspectives of the European Monetary Union", supported by American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, D.C.
  23. "Monetary policy concept in the European Monetary Union", supported by the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.
  24. Phare-ACE Project (together with Profs. Nigel Healey und Paul Levine) on "Central Banking in Transition Economies", supported by the European Commission, Brüssel
  25. Revised version of the textbook "Europäische Wirtschaftspolitik. Perspektiven der Europäischen Wirtschafts- und Währungsunion", Springer-Verlag, 2. edition
  26. Revised version of the textbook "Stabilitätspolitik. Theoretische Grundlagen und institutionelle Alternativen", Oldenbourg-Verlag, 7. edition
  27. Revised version of the textbook "Einführung in die Weltwirtschaftspolitik. Internationale Wirtschaftsbeziehungen - Internationale Organisationen - Internationale Politikkoordinierung", Oldenbourg-Verlag, 4. edition (1999) and 5. edition (2003)
  28. "Corporate Governance and Co-Determination", together with Prof. Elmar Gerum, for Max-Planck-Institut in Hamburg
  29. Conception of a new textbook "Macroeconomics" (published in March 2003)
  30. Organization of an international conference on "Recent Changes in Monetary Policy"
  31. Organization of an international conference on "Globalization and Unemployment"
  32. "On Monetary Policy Strategy of the European Central Bank", see publication in LIST-Forum, vol.28 (1) / 2002.
  33. "On EMU enlargement", see publication in Research Centre of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Discussion Paper 06/02, February 2002.
  34. "On Currency Crises", see publication in LIST-Forum, vol.2 / 2001, and Jahrbuch für Wirtschaftswissenschaft 3/2003
  35. Conception of a new textbook "European Monetary policy", together with Dr.Friedrich Kissmer.
  36. "Globalization and Finacial Instability", in DNB Staff Report, No. 95, 2003.
  37. "Monetary Policy and Asset Price Volatility", supported by IMF
  38. "Preconditions of a successful EMU-enlargement", supported by IMF. Also supported by the FernUniversität Hagen ("Forschungsförderpreis")
  39. CD-ROM "Makro Interaktiv" as a supplement to the book: H. Wagner, Makroökonomie, Vahlen Verlag, 2003.
Sekretariat Makro | 20.02.2017
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